Programme Code:
Mode of Study:
Full Time, Part Time
NQF Level 8, Credits 120

Bachelor of Human Resources Management Honours

Course Overview

This programme is designed to provide students with a deepened, comprehensive and systematic understanding of the human resources management skills needed to make complex decisions in the workplace. The Bachelor of Human Resources Management Honours is aimed at propelling students into the realm of being human resources practitioners and experts with exemplary strategic thinking capacity. In addition, through this programme, students will be capacitated with the knowledge and skills required to demonstrate acritical understanding of the guiding principles, theories, methodologies and practices of human resources management and strategic thinking. In same vein, on completion of this programme graduates will be able to monitor, plan, manage, and develop strategies to sustain creativity, innovation and high performance in organisations.

The Bachelor of Human Resources Management Honours programme is dedicated to developing existing and new human resources practitioners by offering expanded professional and academic diverse knowledge to solving difficult but strategically based human resources management problems through individual and/or group research.

Admissions Requirements

In order to be admitted to this programme, candidates must have a Bachelor of Human Resources Management degree at NQF level 7, worth at least 360 credits, or an equivalent qualification from a recognised institution. Students who have a Bachelor degree in Human Resources Management, but did not do a course on Performance Management during their undergraduate study, will be required to do our undergraduate course called, Managing Employees Performance. Students who lack HRM cognate area courses may be admitted on Advanced Standing. They will however be required to do the following modules on non-degree purpose: Labour Law 1A and 1B; ODC711S, ETD711S, MEP711S, WHE721S, IRL711S and PTD712S. Upon successful completion, students can then seek admission to the Honours programme. Applicants who are admitted to this programme may be required to make up specific deficiencies, as deemed necessary by the Head of Department.

Career Opportunities

Management positions in purchasing, logistics, operations and finance.

Some of the Subjects You Will Study

Year 1
Semester 1

Course Code                               Course Title                                                                        Prerequisite

SHR811S                                       Strategic Human Resources Management            None

APM811S                                     Advanced Project Management                                None

RME811S                                     Research Methodology                                                  None


Plus one of the following elective courses (based on demand):


Capacity Building and Talent Management



Advanced Industrial and Labour Relations



Management and Leadership


Semester 2


Mini Thesis

Research Methodology

Plus any two of the following Elective courses (Courses to be offered based on demand):


Advanced Organisational Development and



Change Management



Compensation Management

Strategic Human Resources Mgmt.


Career Management and Development



Advanced Performance Management


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